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Nine-year-old suspended due to gun on a bus

MINDEN, La. (AP) - A nine-year old boy has been suspended from school for having a pistol on a Webster Parish school bus. Minden Police Chief T.C. Bloxom describes it as a rusty, small-caliber gun. Schools Superintendent Butch Williams calls it a relic. Bloxom says the boy apparently took the gun to school, and gave it to the bus driver as he got off the bus. He says it's not clear how the child got the pistol. Williams says the boy told the driver that he found the gun on the bus. The police chief says the school board suspended the student and released him to his parents' custody.

Information from: Minden Press-Herald, http://www.press-herald.com/

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